Man, a week after Thierry Henry majorly disappointed in the MLS Fantasy Manager game, the Frenchmen turned around and had one of the best performances with the New York Red Bulls. A nice one goal and two assist day against Toronto put out a big 21 points, or 42 in my case since captain points double.
It was a long round in the MLS Fantasy Manager game but a damn good one for team WVH AC.
My squad took the extra couple of games and pulled out a nice 92 point week.
The one big drawback for the round was having Dwayne De Rosario. He ended up on the bench since he didn't play in the round but boy it would have been nice to use his salary on someone else for the week.
I'll admit, I totally forgot to do anything with my Fantasy Manager lineup this week. I knew
there were midweek games that would case the roster freeze to happen a day or two early but the
busy day job stuff got in the way of me updating anything on my roster.
Well the good times had to come to an end eventually for my Fantasy Manager team. For the first
time this season my point total in a round was below the game average well just one point to be
exact. WVH AC gained a lowly 33 points on the week with my biggest point getting being a young
defender from New York.
For my MLS Fantasy Manager team, WVH AC, it was another so-so week. The good was seeing points
even some big points out of some defenders like Austin Berry of Chicago and Montreal's Alessandro
Nesta. The bad, not getting a big enough return out of the gamble of Robbie Keane. Naturally the
one game I pick one of the big three from LA, they get blown out on the road.
It appeared to be a down week for everyone in the MLS Fantasy Manager game. The high of the week
for any club was just a mere 79 points. Which is why I am taking my 45 points and not complaining
The good of the week was obviously getting points from Brad Davis who had two assists and the
attacking duo of Darren Mattocks and Chris Wondolowski (who really only had five points but that
captain band doubles it).
Another week in the Fantasy Manager game, and another solid return.
The only issue with below, the game hasn't fully credited all of Lee Young-Pyo's points. There
is no way he got just three points on the night (2 for going 90 minutes and 1 for defensive bonus).
The guy had an assist on the first Whitecaps goal last night against San Jose.
After the dog-days of summer creeped into my Fantasy Manager game, WVH AC finally had a bounce
back week that helped vault my squad up a few standings.
A big 80 points, 32 points over the week's average (something I've barely been able to massively
get over lately) really was fueled by none other than Chris Wondolowski and his hat trick against
Real Salt Lake.
Yeah that's how I am feeling when I look at my fantasy manager results from this past week. The
moves that were made in the midweek failed to pay off. It didn't help that this was possibly the
one weekend in the league that saw a ton of goals scored though. The usual points from the defense
didn't come through even though I just started three players in the back.
It has been a while since we've been able to examine my fortunes and failures as a MLS Fantasy
Manager. Week 13 finally finished up in the fantasy game and the slide for WVH AC continues
thankfully it is not as big of a slide as FC Dallas is currently on.
Picking this team nearly two weeks ago may have been the issue with the low 72 points.
I'm 10 weeks into the 2012 Fantasy Manager and so far, so good. Typically this is about the time
of the year where I hit the preverbal wall and stop caring as much about this but like I stated,
these weekly posts will hopefully keep me from doing that.
I took a major gamble in Week 10, I subbed out a couple guys as went with an odd 5-2-3
Week 9 was a solid one once again for my fantasy team, WVH AC. A decent 78 points put thanks to
a few double-dips and a massive outburst by Chris Wondolowski. The Quakes' leading man bagged a
nice 19 points for the week by since he was the team captain it was a double of that for 38
I think Week 6 was a strong one for everyone involved. My club's 66 points topped the overall
average by about 20 points but was still about 30 shy of the top team in the round. Still not too
bad considering I had four players that were apart of the week's "dream team" for the top
Week 5 in MLS had it's first week with a pair of clubs having two games. That meant double the
points if you played your cards right with some players from Real Salt Lake or from the Montreal
Impact. I gambled by adding Fabian Espindola to my roster after making two other moves, in the end
the extra attacker wasn't a bad call though I do wish I was able to keep Portland's Kris Boyd for
another week since he finally bagged a goal against Chivas USA.
With the first match of Euro 2012 just around the corner, there's a few significant Liverpool
notes to get to before we turn most of our attention to Poland and Ukraine. Most important is the
reminder for folks who haven't to join in the Liverpool Offside group for ESPN's Euro Manager. Noel
covered the details yesterday, but worth mentioning again for those late to the party that there's
a chance to win absolutely nothing while exposing your weaknesses as a fantasy manager!