European Roundup – Fantasy Football Points

European Roundup – Fantasy Football Points

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The European action continued this week with Champions League and Europa League matches taking place. Arsenal got us started with a thumping home loss to Bayern, which has left them with a near-impossible task of progressing. In 3 weeks’ time they will travel to Munich to attempt to overturn the 3-1 deficit.

On Thursday evening, we were treated to Europa League feast. Spurs and Newcastle both left it very late before scoring vital goals to progress to the next round of European action. Whilst

To follow the form of the Fantasy Premier League sides, here is a roundup of this week’s European action:

Tuesday

[learn_more caption=”19 Feb 19:45 | Arsenal 1 – 3 Bayern Munich”]ARSENAL

Goals Scored – Podolski

Assists – Wilshere

Yellow Cards – Sagna, Vermaelen, Arteta, Ramsey, Podolski

BAYERN MUNICH

Goals Scored – Muller(2), Mandzukic

Assists – Kroos, Van Buyten, Lahm

Yellow Cards – Lahm, Muller, Schweinsteiger[/learn_more]

Thursday

[learn_more caption=”21 Feb 18:00 | Metalist Kharkiv 0 – 1 Newcastle United”]METALIST KHARKIV

Yellow Cards – Fininho, Cristaldo

NEWCASTLE UNITED

Goals Scored – Ameobi

Assists – Sissoko

Yellow Cards – Krul, Haidara, Cisse[/learn_more]

[learn_more caption=”21 Feb 18:00 | Lyon 1 – 1 Tottenham”]LYON

Goals Scored – Gonalons

Assists – Grenier

Yellow Cards – Umtiti, Gonalons

TOTTENHAM

Goals Scored – Dembele

Yellow Cards – Gallas, Walker[/learn_more]

[learn_more caption=”21 Feb 20:05 | Chelsea 1 – 1 Sparta Prague”]CHELSEA

Goals Scored – Hazard

Yellow Cards – Bertrand

SPARTA PRAGUE

Goals Scored – Lafata

Assists – Kadlec

Yellow Cards – Hybs, Lafata, Matejovsky, Prikryl[/learn_more]

[learn_more caption=”21 Feb 20:05 | Liverpool 2 – 1 Zenit St Petersburg”]LIVERPOOL

Goals Scored – Suarez(2), Allen

Assists – Agger, Enrique

Yellow Cards – Shelvey

ZENIT ST PETERSBURG

Goals Scored – Hulk

Yellow Cards – Denisov[/learn_more]

That rounds up a cracking week of European action, Liverpool put in a mammoth effort to fight back from a 3 goal deficit after going behind early on but were unable to find that 4th goal that would’ve put them through. Two Suarez free kicks and an Allen goal were not enough on the night.

In the final game, Chelsea went behind to Sparta at home and were saved in the final minute by super sub Hazard, giving them the vital goal that sends them into the next round. Whilst Liverpool’s fixture schedule eases up, Chelsea’s is going into overdrive, where rotation and fatigue are sure to make things interesting and unpredictable in the next few weeks.

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Author Credit: Richard Lam
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