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Fantasy Focus: Yordy Shore

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SOCCER: JUL 17 MLS - Vancouver Whitecaps at New England Revolution Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The leader this round was Les Fu**bois, with a total of 102 points.

West Knox United is still the overall leader with a 22-point margin.

Positional Leaders

Goalkeepers

Vito Mannone (MIN, $8.3) posted a clean sheet and 11 points, tying for the positional lead with Evan Bush (MTL, $5.4), who saved a penalty. Tim Howard (COL, $5.6) rounded out the top three with a clean sheet and 10 points. D.C.’s Bill Hamid ($7.1) scored 9 points.

Defenders

DCU players were the first and third among defenders this round, with Frederic Brillant ($8.4) tallying a clean sheet and an assist for 14 points, and Steven Birnbaum ($6.3) putting up a clean sheet and 12 points. Between them was Graham Smith (SKC, $6.0), with a clean sheet and 13 points. The remaining United scorers were Joseph Mora ($5.2) with 10 points, and Leonardo Jara ($5.8) with 1.

Midfielders

Vancouver’s Yordy Reyna ($8.6) led all midfielders and all players with 15 points on the strength of two goals. Behind him were Jonathan Lewis (COL, $7.4), who scored two goals and 14 points, and Cristian Roldan (SEA, $9.5) who did the same for 13 points. For D.C., the duo of Paul Arriola ($7.9) and Felipe Martins ($6.6) led with 9 points, followed by both Russell Canouse ($6.6) and Junior Moreno ($6.0) with 6, both Ulises Segura ($5.1) and Lucas Rodriguez ($6.8) with 4, and Luciano Acosta ($7.1) with 1.

Forwards

Five players tied for the lead with 13 points: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (LAG, $12.3) and Kacper Przybyłko (PHI, $9.1) with a goal and an assist, Mason Toye (MIN, $5.6) and Chris Wondolowski (SJ, $7.9) with two goals, and Maxi Urruti (MTL, $6.5) with 1 goal. United’s scorers were Ola Kamara ($8.8) with 12 points, and Quincy Amarikwa ($4.0) with 1.

Looking Ahead

It’s faster to list the teams who are playing than the teams on bye. The teams playing are NYC, New England, Cincinnati, Toronto, Orlando, LAFC, Colorado, Seattle, Portland, and Kansas City. That’s it. I like Steve Clark (POR, $7.4) in goal at home against SKC, and Auro (TOR, $7.9) in defense at Cincinnati. Nicolas Lodeiro (SEA, $12.7) is your man in midfield at Colorado, and at forward I like Gustavo Bou (NE, $11.2) at NYC, with his six goals in eight MLS matches.