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Kevin de Bruyne set to outshine Juan Mata this weekend

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This is it. The Premier League is almost over for another season, with just one more round of fixtures to go before all eyes turn to Euro 2016.

Sunderland's 3-0 win over Everton has kept the Black Cats up at the expense of Norwich City and, of course, Newcastle United.

The title's sorted, three teams are down, so what's left to be settled? Cue hysteria in North London and Manchester as Arsenal and Spurs do battle for second place, and Manchester United mount one last attempt to overtake Manchester City into fourth.

A number of players will be determined to impress and there are some tricky decisions to make when selecting your DraftKings fantasy football line-up.

Kevin de Bruyne ($7,600) vs Juan Mata ($5,200)

Juan Mata will no doubt be a key player for Manchester United when they face Bournemouth at Old Trafford, but Kevin de Bruyne is simply on another level.


Despite having played less games than Mata because of a long injury lay-off, De Bruyne has scored 17 goals for City in all competitions, while Mata has nine for United.

The Red Devils midfielder does have a much better passing accuracy, at nearly 90% compared to de Bruyne's 78%, but that won't pick him up any points. However, the technically gifted Spaniard is excellent at playing long balls, which will be key against Bournemouth, and if they turn into assists, he will pick up +6 points.

Again, though, De Bruyne has the edge over Mata in terms of assists, and given the form he has been in, is likely to try his luck with a few shots too, each earning +1 point and an extra point if they fall on target.

He can definitely be the man to give Manuel Pellegrini the send-off he deserves with a place in the top four at United's expense.

Riyad Mahrez ($7,100) vs Pedro ($5,000)

Riyad Mahrez would be the perfect signing for Chelsea, and he is sure to give them a reminder of that on Sunday.

The Algerian winger is pacy and electrifying, and the Blues will find that very difficult to handle. He will earn his fair share of +1 points for fouls drawn, particularly with Chelsea's makeshift defence, missing captain John Terry. If Mahrez scores, which he has every opportunity of doing considering he has 18 goals this season, he'll be flying on DraftKings with +10 points.

Pedro, meanwhile, has been a little underwhelming, with just eight goals in all competitions, but he will want to finish the season on a high note, conscious that Antonio Conte may well be watching. His advantage against Leicester is that he is good at holding onto the ball, so the likes of Wes Morgan won't be able to out-muscle him. If he stays on his feet, he can put some good crosses in, and they are worth +1 point each.

Saido Berahino ($3,500) vs Christian Benteke ($4,700)

Saido Berahino and Christian Benteke are two of the Premier League's irritable strikers, but with both men likely to push for a summer exit from West Brom and Liverpool respectively, they will be keen to give fans something to remember them by.

Benteke has already started doing that with a late goal in the 1-1 draw against Chelsea, which was worth +10 fantasy points. He is a huge presence on the pitch physically, which might lose him the odd -0.5 points for fouls conceded, but it also gives him a good chance of finding the net against West Brom.

Berahino, meanwhile, has seven goals this season, but no assists at all, which makes Benteke, with three assists, the better all-round player. If Berahino doesn't score, he may not pick up many other points for crosses, though he likes to test the goalkeeper from range, which should earn him at least +1 point.

West Brom might not see a lot of the ball, so Benteke is the much stronger choice to make an impact in what could be his last game in a red shirt.

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