Konstantinos Stafylidis has won an eye-watering 42 points through successful challenges this season. - © © gettyimages / Stuart Franklin
Konstantinos Stafylidis has won an eye-watering 42 points through successful challenges this season. - © © gettyimages / Stuart Franklin
Bundesliga

The Expert: Who are the Fantasy Bundesliga’s challenge masters?

I may have failed to break the 50-point barrier in Project 50 - just - but I was still very pleased with my team’s efforts on Matchday 8. My choice of captain in particular has been key these past two weeks - don’t underestimate how big a role your skipper can play in your side!

Made your Matchday 9 transfers? If not, you'd better get a move on! Get over to the Official Fantasy Bundesliga page now!

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Leverkusen lead the way

I’ve spoken plenty of times about the importance of successful challenges in the Official Fantasy Bundesliga. With at least two points awarded for every five ‘won duels’ (three points for defenders), they are one of the steadiest sources of points in the game. But which teams have won the most challenges so far this season? Let’s take a look…

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Matt

About Matt: Official Fantasy Bundesliga Expert Matt has always been a bit of a numbers geek. As a kid he had a giant poster of Sesame Street’s The Count above his bed, while his current ringtone is Hip To Be Square by Huey Lewis and the News. Our resident number cruncher will provide you with key facts and stats throughout the season.