Fantasy: Week 20 positional rankings

Reid sits down with Michael to console him after the disappointing NY Derby result and cover all of the most important & surprising results from Round 19. Before jumping into previewing a Round 20 DGW that is PACKED with offensive options, Reid and Michael stop to field questions from live listeners.


A big MLS Fantasy double-game week comes at just the right time after what can be described as a bizarre Week 19. Twelve teams play twice in Week 20, and this week’s positional rankings are littered with players who are eligible to earn points from two games.

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Goalkeepers

 

Brad Guzan makes a save against the Seattle Sounders | USA Today Sports

Brad Guzan will look to right the Atlanta United ship with two games at Mercedes-Benz Stadium this week. He’s kept a clean sheet in five of his last seven home appearances and is tied for the league lead with eight shutouts on the season.

Rank Player Team Opponent Price
Brad Guzan ATL vs. HOU, vs. DC $5.3
Quentin Westberg TOR vs. RBNY, vs. HOU $6.2
Kenneth Kronholm CHI vs. CLB, at PHI $5.1
Spencer Richey CIN vs. DC, vs. NE $4.8
Matt Turner NE vs. VAN, at CIN $4.9
Steve Clark POR vs. ORL, at SEA $6.5
7 Maxime Crepeau VAN at NE, vs. SJ $5.6
8 Brian Rowe ORL at POR, vs. RBNY $6.3
9 Luis Robles RBNY at TOR, at ORL $5.4
10 Eloy Room CLB at CHI, vs. MTL $5.0

Defenders

 

Omar Gonzalez last weekend in his Toronto FC debut | USA Today Sports

Omar Gonzalez wasted no time in making an impact during his first start for Toronto FC, leading the Reds to a clean sheet in Montreal and picking up 11 fantasy points along the way. The US men's national team center back tallied four bonus points through his passing and defensive contributions. With with two home games incoming, he’s well-positioned to build on his debut.

Rank Player Team Opponent Price
1 Omar Gonzalez TOR vs. RBNY, vs. HOU $7.0
2 Larrys Mabiala POR vs. ORL, at SEA $8.5
3 Leandro Gonzalez Pirez ATL vs. HOU, vs. DC $6.5
4 Miles Robinson ATL vs. HOU, vs. DC $6.4
5 Francisco Calvo CHI vs. CLB, at PHI $6.5
6 Kendall Waston CIN vs. DC, vs. NE $5.7
7 Jorge Moreira POR vs. ORL, at SEA $7.0
8 Auro TOR vs. RBNY, vs. HOU $6.0
9 Bastian Schweinsteiger CHI vs. CLB, at PHI $5.8
10 Justin Morrow TOR vs. RBNY, vs. HOU $5.7
11 Michael Parkhurst ATL vs. HOU, vs. DC $4.5
12 Harrison Afful CLB at CHI, vs. MTl $5.4
13 Leonardo Jara DC at CIN, at ATL $6.6
14 Michael Murillo RBNY at TOR, at ORL $6.6
15 Lamine Sane ORL at POR, vs. RBNY $6.9
16 Mathieu Deplagne CIN vs. DC, vs. NE $4.5
17 Edgar Castillo NE vs. VAN, at CIN $5.9
18 Brandon Bye NE vs. VAN, at CIN $6.1
19 Alvas Powell CIN vs. DC, vs. NE $4.7
20 Kemar Lawrence RBNY at TOR, at ORL $5.9

Midfielders

 

Alejandro Pozuelo lines up a shot last weekend against the Montreal Impact | USA Today Sports

Alejandro Pozuelo’s fantasy appeal got an instant boost with Jozy Altidore’s return from the Concacaf Gold Cup, and the Spaniard delivered a 13-point performance in Week 19. Given his ability to churn out bonus points in addition to impacting the scoresheet, Pozuelo is in a good spot to rack up the points with two home games in Week 20.

Rank Player Team Opponent Price
1 Alejandro Pozuelo TOR vs. RBNY, vs. HOU $10.9
2 Carles Gil NE vs. VAN, at CIN $11.3
3 Diego Valeri POR vs. ORL, at SEA $11.5
4 Pity Martinez ATL vs. HOU, vs. DC $9.5
5 Nico Gaitan CHI vs. CLB, at PHI $10.1
6 Nani ORL at POR, vs. RBNY $9.5
7 Sebastian Blanco POR vs. ORL, at SEA $11.1
8 Aleksandar Katai CHI vs. CLB, at PHI $8.5
9 Daniel Royer RBNY at TOR, at ORL $9.5
10 Pedro Santos CLB at CHI, vs. MTL $8.1
11 Yordy Reyna VAN at NE, vs. SJ $8.5
12 Julian Gressel ATL vs. HOU, vs. DC $8.1
13 Michael Bradley TOR vs. RBNY, vs. HOU $9.1
14 Justin Meram ATL vs. HOU, vs. DC $7.0
15 Luciano Acosta DC at CIN, at ATL $8.4
16 Kaku RBNY at TOR, at ORL $8.4
17 Emmanuel Ledesma CIN vs. DC, vs. NE $9.3
18 Tomas Martinez HOU at ATL, at TOR $7.6
19 Paul Arriola DC at CIN, at ATL $8.1
20 Chris Mueller ORL at POR, vs. RBNY $8.4
21 Marky Delgado TOR vs. RBNY, vs. HOU $7.4
22 Diego Chara POR vs. ORL, at SEA $7.4
23 Inbeom Hwang VAN at NE, vs. SJ $6.7
24 Allan Cruz CIN vs. DC, vs. NE $7.2
25 Przemyslaw Frankowski CHI vs. CLB, at PHI $6.2
26 Juan Agudelo NE vs. VAN, at CIN $6.8
27 Djordje Mihailovic CHI vs. CLB, at PHI $6.1
28 Dax McCarty CHI vs. CLB, at PHI $7.5
29 Cristian Casseres Jr. RBNY at TOR, at ORL $7.0
30 Wil Trapp CLB at CHI, vs. MTL $7.4

Forwards

 

Josef Martinez looks for a pass upfield against the Seattle Sounders | USA Today Sports

Josef Martinez is on a five-game goal-scoring binge, racking up a combined eight goals and 53 fantasy points over that span. Last season’s Golden Boot winner will look to stay hot with a pair of home games against Houston and D.C., who have both seen their share of struggles at the back recently.

Rank Player Team Opponent Price
1 Josef Martinez ATL vs. HOU, vs. DC $12.0
2 Brian Fernandez POR vs. ORL, at SEA $10.5
3 Jozy Altidore TOR vs. RBNY, vs. HOU $10.3
4 Wayne Rooney DC at CIN, at ATL $10.8
5 Gustavo Bou NE vs. VAN, at CIN $9.5
6 Alberth Elis HOU at ATL, at TOR $10.6
7 C.J. Sapong CHI vs. CLB, at PHI $7.4
8 Romell Quioto HOU at ATL, at TOR $8.0
9 Teal Bunbury NE vs. VAN, at CIN $7.8
10 Kekuta Manneh CIN vs. DC, vs. NE $7.1
11 Gyasi Zardes CLB at CHI, vs. MTL $8.7
12 Mauro Manotas HOU at ATL, at TOR $8.3
13 Carlos Vela LAFC at LA $12.0
14 Fredy Montero VAN at NE, vs. SJ $8.4
15 Darren Mattocks CIN vs. DC, vs. NE $6.5
16 Fanendo Adi CIN vs. DC, vs. NE $7.4
17 Tesho Akindele ORL at POR, vs. RBNY $6.3
18 Brian White RBNY at TOR, at ORL $6.7
19 Bradley Wright-Phillips RBNY at TOR, at ORL $8.0
20 Zlatan Ibrahimovic LA vs. LAFC $10.0
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