Matt 'The Expert' Howarth is on hand to provide you with key insights throughout the Official Fantasy Bundesliga season.
Matt 'The Expert' Howarth is on hand to provide you with key insights throughout the Official Fantasy Bundesliga season.
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Official Fantasy Bundesliga: Matt 'The Expert' Howarth guides you through the points system

Just to make sure there are no surprises - good or bad - on Matchday 1, here's a complete guide to the Official Fantasy Bundesliga points system.

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.

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1) Appearances

Every player in your Fantasy starting XI is guaranteed at least a point - provided they all start for their respective clubs on matchday! Players are awarded one point for playing up to 45 minutes, two points for playing up to 89 minutes and three points for completing the whole 90 minutes. Simple really!

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