In our guide about best defenders in EPL you can find various ranking for discover and sing best player for your fantasy game team Premiership. Know the ranking about defenders in Premier League 2019/2020 and previous seasons is very important to win at fantasy game EPL. The Fantasy Premier League 2019/20 has been truly a real challenge until now for every fantasy manager trying to bring victory home every weekend. Selecting the best Fantasy Premier League defenders for your daily fantasy team can be tricky, even if the number of matches played has exceeded two thirds of the season, so here we recommend some of the best premier league defenders who has performed very well in the Premier League so far.

Most loved contests on SportitoFeePrize 
🆕 Premier League - Season Long contest£10£10,000
Premier League GW1 - Free EntryFREE£10
Premier League GW1 £100 Guaranteed - Top 9 Win£5£100
Find out all Sportito Free ContestsFREEUp to £20

Defenders Premier League 2019/20: the best for fantasy 

The daily fantasy football format on Sportito concentrates on goals and assists rather than tackles and clearances, so the first thing to focus on when choosing the best Premier League defenders is their contribution in attack. Of course, if the particular player is a part of a rock-solid defence and has a great goalkeeper who will keep clean sheets often, that’s even better. Still, look for the attack-minded best Premier League defenders and be sure they will collect a lot of points for your Fantasy Premier League team.

On Sportito Fantasy Football one of the most important things is the clean sheet. So try to pick the best Premier league defenders from the best defence in Premier League. The big clubs have always the best defence in Premier League: Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal and Liverpool. But real gems can been discovered in the other EPL clubs too as You will see from our Best Defenders ranking for this season.

>>> Play today picking the best EPL defenders for your Sportito team <<<

Best defenders in Premier League: top 10 ranking

Marcos AlonsoChelsea788.99
Trent Alexander-ArnoldLiverpool87.938.06
Virgil van DijkLiverpool89.997.71
Florian LejeuneNewcastle73.57.33
Andrew RobertsonLiverpool87.356.84
Joel MatipLiverpool78.756.59
Benjamin ChilwellLeicester89.566.58
Ricardo PereiraLeicester89.996.37
Pablo MariArsenal906.25

Premier League defenders to sign at fantasy game EPL

Fantasy football is not all about lethal strikers and tricky wingers, with some of the biggest points hauls in recent seasons registered by defenders, below a reminder on how some of the top EPL defenders performed last season.

Marcos Alonso (Chelsea)

Alonso bagged  on average seven goals and added three assists from the left-back position, and he is a part of an excellent defence that doesn’t concede many goals. The Spaniard exploded in his first season at Stamford Bridge and became one of the top scoring Fantasy Premier League defenders, thanks to Chelsea managers tactics with wing-backs. Alonso received on average two yellow cards in season, and that is an upside as he will not cost you precious points due to lack of discipline. 

Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City)

Otamendi has been a rock at the heart of the Man City defence last season. He’s one of the reasons why City were sitting comfortably at the top of the Premier League table. He’s been a real threat for City in attack last season, getting himself on the score sheet four times in 34 appearances on top of 10 clean sheets.

Hector Bellerin (Arsenal)

Bellerin is one of the best fantasy premier league defenders because he loves to attack. He’s registered on average 2 goals as well as 2 assists in the Premier League seasons. He’s definitely a defender you should consider every week when drafting your Sportito XI.

Kyle Walker (Manchester City)

The English right wing back already has on average 5 assists and 10 clean sheets to his name last season in league appearances for Manchester City. He’s a player, like Bellerin, who loves to attack. Man City are a much better side defensively last season than they have been in previous seasons so there is always the possibility of clean sheet points as well. 

Harry Maguire (Manchester United)

Maguire is a man-mountain. Finally he is playing in a bigger club. He’s an excellent EPL defender who is a huge threat when he goes forward for set pieces. Manchester’s new manager Solskjaer is a open-minded coach which makes Maguire an even more attractive FPL option. He’s chipped in with average 2 goals & 4 assists in the last seasons.

Ben Davies (Tottenham Hotspur) 

Davies has been superb at left-wing back for Spurs last season, He does share his position with Danny Rose which means he doesn’t play week in, week out, but when you see his name on the Spurs team sheet, he’s a superb pick for your fantasy football team.

Selecting these best Premier League defenders when drafting your fantasy football team on Sportito will guarantee you points to beat your opponents.