FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Thursday World Cup Targets
FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Thursday World Cup Targets

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MATCHES (EDT)

10:00 a.m: Poland v. Japan
10:00 a.m: Colombia v. Senegal
2:00 p.m: Tunisia v. Panama
2:00 p.m: Belgium v. England

FORWARDS

Robert Lewandowski, POL v. JPN ($12,000): This isn't a great slate for forwards, unless you think Belgium and England are going to go after three points. With a good portion of starters sitting, it's more likely that match is similar to France-Denmark. That leads me to fade Harry Kane ($12,000) and Michy Batshuayi ($8,500), or anyone starting up front. As for Poland, they have nothing to play for and could again go with an attack-heavy formation that features Lewandowski up front. Whether Japan sit back and go for a draw or push forward and go for a win, either route will lead to chances for Lewandowski. Normally this would be a GPP-only play, but with so few options, he could be viable in cash.

Falcao, COL v. SEN ($11,000): Colombia are almost equal with Tunisia with the best odds to win, and that should count for something. Falcao comes in cheaper than a riskier Lewandowski and has shown a decent floor in the early matches. Most surprising may be that Falcao has gotten back for four clearances, which has added to his fantasy value. Most importantly, he's getting chances up front for Colombia, including three shots on goal, and he'll get more with the Colombians needing three points.

Wahbi Khazri, TUN v. PAN ($7,500): Khazri is the clear cheap play at forward (if he

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