Daily Fantasy: Champions League quarter final preview

Will Radamel Falcao, Paulo Dybala and Lionel Messi make your Daily Fantasy team tonight?
Will Radamel Falcao, Paulo Dybala and Lionel Messi make your Daily Fantasy team tonight?

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Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid have both booked their places in the Champions League semi finals, so who will be joining them? And more importantly who will score the most Daily Fantasy points tonight?

Can Barcelona pull off another huge comeback and overturn their 3-0 deficit against Juventus? Meanwhile, plenty of goals beckon in Monte Carlo as Monaco host Borussia Dortmund with a slender 3-2 advantage. It is not often you get to bet on or play Daily Fantasy on the Champions League, so why not take advantage for tonight’s competitions?

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Here are our tips for who you should pick and who you should avoid for Wednesday’s matches…

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Paulo Dybala celebrates his opening goal against Barcelona (Getty)
Paulo Dybala celebrates his opening goal against Barcelona (Getty)

Paulo Dybala. The Argentine showed up compatriot Lionel Messi last week and with Juventus likely to play on the counter attack at the Nou Camp, his all-round game is likely to see him score more points than teammate Gonzalo Higuain. We tipped Kylian Mbappe last week, but we think Radamel Falcao (£21) could be Monaco’s main man on Wednesday. He’s now cheaper than Mbappe and after not scoring in Dortmund, we think he’s due a goal this week! Marco Reus played 45 minutes on his Bundesliga return this weekend and marked it with a goal. He’s been included in Dortmund’s squad for Monaco and at £18 he is well worth taking a punt on.

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Although Barcelona put six past PSG to rescue their Last 16 tie, Juventus are an altogether different proposition. Because of that, we’re tipping the Old Lady’s defenders to keep Barca’s famed attacking trio out and Giorgio Chiellini and Alex Sandro should be safe bets for Daily Fantasy points on Wednesday. With more goals likely between Monaco and Dortmund picking defenders from here is a fraught business. Having said that, Dortmund duo Lukasz Piszczek and Marcel Schmelzer both look attractive differential prospects at £14.

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Despite getting plenty of minutes for Juventus, forward Mario Mandzukic hasn’t had an attacking return in more than 2 months! At £17, he’s one to avoid. Arda Turan may make his return for Barcelona this week, but that doesn’t mean he should be picked. He’s had a disappointing season and that is unlikely to change against Juventus, even if he does get on the field. Barcelona are likely to be without Javier Mascherano, who did not train on Monday due to a calf injury, as well as long-term absentees Aleix Vidal and Rafinha. Barca have also axed Jeremy Mathieu from their squad for tonight’s match. Due to the explosion near the Dortmund team bus last Tuesday, Marc Batra understandably won’t feature tonight.

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