Fantasy football enthusiasts have long awaited a Serie A fantasy football game, and now we finally have one. With less than 24 hours left for the start of another exciting season of top-flight football in Italy, we look at the best picks on gameweek 1 in this article.
Hello and welcome to our first article for the guys here at Fantasy Tipsters. We greatly appreciate the chance to write on Serie A Fantasy. Please find below our picks for the first round of Serie A this weekend.
LECCE VS INTER MILAN
The second-best side in Serie A last season kick off their 2022/23 campaign against Lecce. Looking over the Inter Milan side in Serie A Fantasy, we can have only two players per side. Thus, we’ve decided to pick players who we believe, for the first week, are going to come home with the points.
We’ve gone with a player up top who suddenly is back and feels loved by the Inter Milan Ultras and fans. Romelu Lukaku is picked by 22.7% of managers while also being priced at €10.6M. The same is happening in midfield. Nicolo Barella is our pick in midfield, picked by 22.8% of Serie A Fantasy managers.
Our question is, can Inter Milan kick things off in the right way against Lecce and perhaps go one step further in Serie A.
VERONA VS NAPOLI
Napoli who finished third ran the likes of Inter Milan who finished second last season, kick off their 2022/23 campaign away to Verona. Having taken a look over their squad ahead of the new season, they are full of kindly priced assets, who could be seen by some as differentials.
Currently knowing very little about Napoli, we’ve gone for certain players we know who will play. Polish international Piotr Zielinski, priced at €7.8M ahead of the season starting, is a possible differential for us, picked at under 5% (4.8%) ownership.
His colleague and not so much a differential in defence, Giovanni Di Lorenzo. €7.0M will allow you to bring in the Italian international for Napoli and join the other 11% of Fantasy managers whose squad he is part of.
JUVENTUS VS SASSUOLO
A super differential in the Juventus lineup comes in the form of their Italian right-back Mattia De Sciglio. Only picked by 0.7% of managers, De Sciglio is playing almost as a winger in Massimiliano Allegri’s Juventus side. He is seen as a versatile footballer, who can play as a right-back, left-back, or wide midfielder, having spent last season on loan with Lyon.
In attack, we are kind of taking a punt on Dusan Vlahovic ahead of Round One in Serie A Fantasy. We could’ve gone for players, such as Romelu Lukaku or Lautaro Martinez of Inter Milan. We’ve gone for Vlahovic, who signed only in January for €70 million. Serie A Fantasy has priced him at €11.0M.
This season, we see as one for consolidation for Juventus.
You can find additional Serie A Fantasy resources for the 22/23 season here.
The name is Aaron and I found Serie A Fantasy for the 2022/23 season. I’ll be writing for Fantasy Tipsters on my journey into Serie A Fantasy football and Serie A as a whole.