Fantasy Premier League Tips: Strikers for Gameweek 13

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Leonardo Ulloa

Some might find his name familiar, yes he was the player who scored two impressive goals against Manchester United back in September. The 28-year old forward scored five goals in the first five matches of the season, however has gradually faded away since then. He has lost his scoring boots as the Argentinian gave zero contributions in the last seven games played. Moreover, Leicester City are also struggling as a unit, being pushed down into the relegation zone. The former Almeria striker will be in the starting lineup but not likely to find the back of the net once again.

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Rickie Lambert

The 32-year old forward finally opened his goal account for his new team since a 4 million pounds move from Southampton. Arguably he was given limited opportunity as hot-headed Italian Mario Balotelli was preferred by the Liverpool boss. Lambert once again proved the former Swansea man wrong as he found the back of the net in the Champions League during midweek. Balotelli is still battling from his injury plus likely to miss this weekend’s clash against Stoke City. The England international’s first goal was brilliantly crafted by Adam Lallana. Dreadfully since scoring the opening goal, the Reds slumped once again, losing momentum in attack which directly had Rickie Lambert turning dejected. Two matches started, two goals, if he gets consistent supply from the team, without a doubt he can pick up where he left off last season.

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Diego Costa

The former Atletico Madrid beast just can’t stop finding the back of the net as he smashed his 11th goal of the season against West Brom last weekend. He had numerous chances to add on his goal tally but The Baggies goalkeeper made sure no further embarrassment. The Spaniard has the pugnacity to break into any defense using his strong physical presence as well as towering height. Since the beginning of the season, Costa has scored various goals from different angles, demonstrating his clinical skills in front of goal. Upcoming matches for the Blues seems to be fairly comfortable hence the 26-year old have great chance to shove Sergio Aguero away from the top scorer chart. Jose Mourinho has confirmed that the Spaniard will be available for weekend clash at The Stadium of Light, despite picking up a minor knock in the midweek Champions League match.

Star Picks

Sergio Aguero – Premier League’s current top scorer and constantly an influential performer for the Citizens.

Wayne Rooney – The England and Red Devils’ skipper scored once again at the Emirates last weekend, adding his goal tally to four this season.

Ayoze Perez – The gifted youngster has three goals in the previous four matches, being labeled the Magpies new Alan Shearer.

Saido Berahino – The Burundi born forward was lively against Chelsea last weekend but failed to find the back of the net. Yet, seven goals this season make him a great contender for the dream team!

Wilfried Bony – The powerhouse striker has bagged in five goals so far this season where he scored a sublime goal last weekend at the Etihad.

“Disclaimer: This article represents the writer’s point of view, not FanXT. Readers discretion is advised“

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