Bundesliga Fantasy Manager: Matchday 3 Team of the Week

Big wins and no goals conceded: a perfect recipe for all virtual managers, and accordingly the latest Official Fantasy Bundesliga Team of the Week is dominated by players from Borussia Dortmund and 1. FC Köln. bundesliga.com reveals the biggest point scorers from Matchday 3…

Goalkeeper
Timo Horn (Köln, 13 points) – helped the Billy Goats keep a third clean sheet in as many league games by saving all eight shots fired at him in the 3-0 victory over SC Freiburg.

Defenders
Frederik Sörensen (Köln, 14 points) – the Danish defender won a whopping ten tackles against Freiburg and also chalked up bonus points for providing the assist for his side’s third goal.

Sokratis (Dortmund, 12 points) – the no-nonsense Greek defender came out on top in 14 of his attempted challenges and played the full 90 minutes of BVB’s 6-0 hammering of SV Darmstadt 98.

Rafinha (Bayern, 12 points) – the veteran Brazilian defender also went the distance for Bayern in their 3-1 victory over FC Ingolstadt 04, and while he lost a fantasy point for the goal conceded, he made up for it by earning six with his 84th-minute strike.

Jonas Hector (Köln, 12 points) – the Germany international won 11 of the 15 duels he contested and played throughout in Köln’s win over Freiburg.

Midfielders
Gonzalo Castro (Dortmund, 22 points) – the 29-year-old set Thomas Tuchel’s men on the road to victory over Darmstadt by breaking the deadlock after just seven minutes, and contributed another goal and assist in the 6-0 rout.

Christian Pulisic (Dortmund, 15 points) – one goal, two assists, nine challenges won: not a bad early birthday present for the USMNT starlet, who turned 18 on Sunday.

Mitchell Weiser (Hertha Berlin, 25 points) – a goal, an assist, a win, 18 successful challenges and a clean sheet, Weiser was this week’s highest scorer thanks to his efforts in Hertha’s 2-0 triumph over FC Schalke 04 on Sunday.

Forwards
Emil Forsberg (RB Leipzig, 19 points) – not only did the Swedish striker net his first ever Bundesliga goal in Leipzig’s 4-0 win away to Hamburg, he also laid on two assists.

Thorgan Hazard (Borussia Mönchengladbach, 18 points) – with two goals in the opening 17 minutes, the 23-year-old Belgian paved the way for the Foals’ thumping 4-1 win over SV Werder Bremen.

Anthony Modeste (Köln, 17 points) – the French forward fired in his second and third goals of the season against Freiburg, putting him third in the overall fantasy chart of highest-scoring players so far this season (39 points).

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