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Fantasy Focus: Fit Finlay

The Union went down for the three count.

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After scoring 72 points this round, Seoul Train was the league leader. The leading scorer was captain Kei Kamara (CLB, $8.6), whose goal and assist led to 22 points. Kamara's teammate, Ethan Finlay (CLB, $8.3) scored 16 points on two goals and an assist, and Benny Feilhaber (SKC, $9.7) scored two goals and 12 points. Poor Man's Porales still leads overall.

Positional Leaders


Three goalkeepers scored eight points to tie for the positional lead, and each of them earned clean sheets - Sean Johnson (CHI, $5.5), Bobby Shuttleworth (NE, $5.6), and Joe Bendik (TOR, $5.5). For DCU, Andrew Dykstra ($5.0) scored 3 points, and Travis Worra ($4.0) scored 1.


Chris Tierney (NE, $7.6) earned a clean sheet and scored a goal for 12 points and the positional lead, while D.C.'s Bobby Boswell ($9.2) scored 9 points with a goal. A full five players tied for third with 8 points -- Damien Perquis (TOR, $7.5), joined by four Chicago defenders in Jeff Larentowicz ($7.6), Eric Gehrig ($5.0), Joevin Jones ($6.5), and Matt Polster ($4.8) -- each of them earned a clean sheet. In addition to Boswell, the remaining United backline was Sean Franklin ($8.0) with 4 points, Kofi Opare ($5.0) with 3, and Chris Korb ($5.5) with 2.


Ethan Finlay's 16 points led all midfielders and all players. Benny Feilhaber's 12 points were tied for 2nd with Scott Caldwell (NE, $7.2) who scored a goal and added an assist. The DCU midfield was led by Chris Rolfe ($8.8) with 7 points, followed by Michael Farfan ($6.4) with 4 points, Perry Kitchen ($7.6) with 3, both Nick DeLeon ($6.4) and Chris Pontius ($7.0) with 2, and Luis Silva ($8.5) with 1.


New England's Juan Agudelo ($8.7) scored 13 points on the strength of a goal and assist, leading the position. Jozy Altidore's (TOR, $9.8) brace led to 12 points, and Kei Kamara's 11 points were good for third. D.C.'s Fabian Espindola ($10.0) returned from suspension to score 2 points, and Conor Doyle ($5.5) appeared for 1.

Looking Ahead

Montreal and Orlando have byes, Colorado and the Red Bulls play twice, and everyone else plays once. Games start on Wednesday. Colorado is playing both the Red Bulls and LA on the road in their two games, so I would caution against using too many Rapids. Dillon Powers ($7.8) is probably the best option. The Red Bulls play Colorado at home and New England away, and obviously you should feel free to use their forwards and midfielders, unless you're like me and steadfastly refuse to use Metros. Otherwise, I like Nick Rimando (RSL, $6.1) in goal at home against San Jose, and you should probably find a way to get LA's Omar Gonzalez ($9.5) in defense at home against the Rapids. Benny Feilhaber is the leading overall scorer in fantasy (61 points), and he still costs less than $10.0 so you should probably use him at home against Chicago. At forward, as much as I hate to say it, Kei Kamara has scored in double digits three of his last four matches, and he has 37 points over that stretch. Yes, he is away at DCU.

Everyone's Adding: G - Luis Robles (NYR, $5.6, +164), D - Damien Perrinelle (NYR, $6.7, +333), M - Felipe Martins (NYR, $8.4, +486), F - Bradley Wright-Phillips (NYR, $11.0, +349)

Everyone's Dropping: G - Chris Seitz (DAL, $4.9, -274), D - Jason Hernandez (NY, $6.6, -331), M - Kaka (ORL, $11.4, -551), F - David Villa (NY, $10.3, -260)