It wasn't just the big names who impressed our Official Fantasy Bundesliga Scout on Matchday 1.
It wasn't just the big names who impressed our Official Fantasy Bundesliga Scout on Matchday 1.

#BLFantasy: The Scout's post-Matchday 1 musings

What a start to the season! I've lost count how many times I patted myself on the back after putting Robert Lewandowski in my team at the last minute - and making him captain. I very much hope that you named the Poland international in your starting XI, too. While FC Bayern München's stunning victory over SV Werder Bremen was not entirely unexpected, I was pleasantly surprised by a number of players on Matchday 1. "Who?" I hear you cry! Don't worry, I shall reveal all…

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3)Genki Haraguchi(Hertha Berlin, midfielder, 9.2m)

Putting the disappointment of missing out on UEFA Europa League group stage football behind them, Hertha Berlin kicked off their season with a last-gasp win over SC Freiburg. Genki Haraguchi did not score or grab an assist, but his performance was key and earned Official Fantasy Bundesliga coaches an impressive 11 points. The Japan international, who contested 28 head-to-heads, always wears his heart on his sleeve and represents fantastic value at just 9.2 million.

5)Konstantinos Stafylidis(FC Augsburg, defender, 6m)

Konstantinos Stafylidis was on the losing side on Matchday 1 as FC Augsburg succumbed to a 2-0 home defeat at the hands of VfL Wolfsburg. The Greek left-back nevertheless came out of the contest with seven Official Fantasy Bundesliga points to his name. He won 11 of 13 attempted challenges and should provide a regular source of points, if he can stay as clean and consistent in the tackle over the course of the campaign – regardless of how Augsburg fare.