Two players spoil almost perfect start to this punter's Fantasy Football season 3 years ago

Two players spoil almost perfect start to this punter's Fantasy Football season

That backline are on fire.

The Fantasy Football is one week old and some of you are probably thinking of packing it all in already.


Others, though, will be smugly thinking 2018/19 is definitely your year.

Manchester United kicked off the Premier League season, on Friday, with a win over Leicester and we marvelled at 'Garry's Bell Ends' selecting Luke Shaw as triple captain. Considering that it had been 133 professional games without a goal, it was a brave punt that paid off when Shaw netted the winner at Old Trafford.


If that was good, 'Comeback SZN' was even better.

Managed by Alex Baleanu, Comeback SZN are leading the way after Week One of the Premier League's Fantasy Football.

The team are top of the pile with a whopping 137 points and there are some inspired choices in there:

  • Sadio Mané  - 16
  • Richarlison - 14
  • Alex McCarthy - 11
  • Mo Salah as captain - 16

All was going well until Aleksandar Mitrovic and Sergio Aguero were in action. Mitrovic lined out for Fulham in their 2-0 loss to Crystal Palace while Aguero featured in Manchester City's 2-0 win over Arsenal that was more one-sided than the scoreline suggested.

Both forwards failed to register goals or assists and received no bonus points, finishing with two points apiece for their appearances. Not good enough lads. Not good enough for Comeback SZN.

Still, 137 points is some going for one weekend's of Fantasy Football action.


Right now, Baleanu is the player to catch.