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Fantasy Focus: Oh no, Beitashour

That’s an unexpected big day

With a score of 107 points, Benny's Army lead the league this round. Tim Melia (SKC, $5.9) led the team with an armband-aided 16 points over two games. Behind him were Miguel Almiron (ATL, $10.2) with two assists and 14 points, and his teammate, Hector Villalba ($9.9) with two assists and 11 points. !BL4CKnRED extended the overall lead to 64 points.

Positional Leaders


Sean Johnson (NYC, $5.9) led the goalkeepers with a clean sheet and 13 points. There was a second place tie between Jeff Attinella (POR, $4.6) and Alex Bono (TOR, $5.7), who both had a clean sheet and 9 points. For DCU, Bill Hamid ($5.7) scored 2 points.


Toronto’s Steven Beitashour ($5.3) posted a clean sheet and two assists on the way to a position-leading 18 points, which also led all players, while Greg Garza (ATL, $6.3) paired a goal with a clean sheet for 15 points. Four players tied for third with 13 points — Frederic Brilliant (NYC, $6.1), Ben Sweat (NYC, $5.0), Chris Mavinga (TOR, $6.2), and Leandro Gonzalez-Pirez ($6.7) — each had a clean sheet, while Mavinga had an assist and Gonzalez-Pirez scored a goal. For United, Kofi Opare ($4.8) scored 8 points, followed by Steve Birnbaum ($5.4) with 3 points, and Sean Franklin ($5.0) with 2.


Victor Vazquez (TOR, $9.7) led the midfielders with 16 points on a goal and an assist. There was a tie for second on 14 points, with Cristian Lobato (SKC, $7.6) scoring a goal and Miguel Almiron (ATL, $10.2) tallying two assists. Marcelo Sarvas ($6.7) led the D.C. midfield with 9 points; followed by the trio of Luciano Acosta ($8.4), Nick DeLeon ($5.6), and Russell Canouse ($6.6) with 4 points; and Paul Arriola ($8.8) scored 1 point.


Jozy Altidore (TOR, $10.5) completed the Toronto field player position-leading sweep with 15 points on two goals and zero U.S. Open titles. Hector Villalba’s 11 points were good for second, while Vancouver’s Bernie Ibini-Isei ($7.6) put up two assists and 10 points. For United, Deshorn Brown ($7.6) led with 4 points, followed by Zoltan Stieber ($8.0) with 3, and Patrick Mullins ($8.0) with 2.

Looking Ahead

Four teams play twice: New England, Vancouver, Atlanta, and Minnesota. Everyone else plays once. David Ousted (VAN, $5.5) is a good goalkeeper play with home games against Minnesota and Columbus. Get the Atlanta defender/midfielder duo of Greg Garza and Miguel Almiron in for their home games at their new digs against New England and Orlando. At forward, keep riding Jozy Altidore’s hot streak of four goals in three games as the Reds play @ LA.