Who are the best 2022 World Cup Football Fantasy defenders for the group stages?
There are so many midfield options to choose from.
Here are the best midfielders to pick in World Cup fantasy football :
Denzel Dumfries – Netherlands (6.0m)
The Netherlands international is coming into the World Cup with a decent attacking return for Inter Milan, scoring a goal and providing 2 assists and having created 8 big chances in the league.
Joao Cancelo – Portugal (6m)
If you need attacking returns, look no further than Cancelo. The attacking full-back is a bundle of energy for Manchester City and will no doubt be one of the standout defenders in Qatar.
Joakim Maehle – Denmark (4.5m)
The wingback formation being deployed at Denmark allows him to standout in attacking spaces and get high up the pitch from defense. On the back of an excellent Euro campaign, Denmark is easily in for a shout as the dark horses in Qatar.
Jin-Su Kim – Korea Republic (4.5m)
The left-back is having a decent season in the K-league with 3 assists and 2 goals so far to his name. Having created 5 big scoring chances from defense. He looks like a bargain for his price.
Pervis Estupinan – Ecuador (4.5m)
If you need a budget defender to look at with decent fixtures (asides Netherlands), he is the one for you. The Ecuadorian is having a decent season with Brighton. He is ever present and his confidence is sky-high.
Luke Shaw – England (5.0m)
Shaw might be having it hard at club levels but make no mistake, he is highly rated by Gareth Southgate in the English set-up. Expect him to start most games at left-back for England and pop in with some assists or goals.
Kieran Trippier – England (5.0m)
The face of the Newcastle resurgence is having a stellar season at Tyneside having scored one goal and assisted three In the Premier League. He will also be on set-piece duties for England making him one of the most-rated attacking defenders.
Benjamin Pavard – France (5.0m)
The Frenchman lit up the last World Cup in Russia with his attacking efficiency, scoring one goal. He is poised to play many games for a French super team that are one of the favorites to lift the World Cup.
Danilo – Brazil (5.5m)
Danilo was an ever-present member of the squad on their way to Qatar, playing 13 games for the Selecao. Expecting him to play a prominent role in Brazil’s quest to be victorious in Qatar.
Nico Schlotterbeck Germany (5.0m)
The promising full-back is having an amazing breakout season with Dortmund with a goal and two assists to his name. If he’s nailed to start for Germany, we expect him to light up Qatar just as Muller, Podolski, and Ozil did.