A month into our partnership with Picklive and at present ‘Urchany Reds’ is on track for the £100 prize after signing up for free. His score of 52 is good, but definitely beatable. So with this in mind, why not visit RoM Picklive and give the game a crack. And for those who have already signed up, you still have a month to beat the winning score.
Picklive is traditional fantasy football on acid, games last just five minutes and you play in real-time during televised matches. Simply pick the three players who you believe will influence the action the most and watch them accumulate points for everything they do; from passes and tackles, to goals and assists. The three teams with the most points during each five minute game will bag a share of the cashpot.
The game is transforming the way that fans across the country watch live football, and by clicking here you can become part of the revolution for free. And if you do so, then take head from this friendly insider’s advice from Picklive:
Top United Pick
Picking wingers can be an extremely risky strategy on Picklive, as they invariably drift in and out of games. However with Nani, it is definitely a gamble worth taking. It is nigh on impossible for defenders to keep him out of the action, and his direct approach and insatiable work rate will see him earning points for shooting as often he will for winning corners. Even in defeat at Molyneaux he earned a whopping 130 points, and would have top scored for United without his goal.
Top Chelsea Pick
Chelsea’s less controversial new signing’s debut in blue, was also his Picklive debut. He looked assured all evening in the clash with Fulham and in the process amassed 101 points over the whole game – a rare feat indeed for a defender. By completing 63 passes and 27 interceptions he showed himself not to be one shying away from the thick of the action, and this quality will be crucial against the league leaders.
One to Avoid
The lightweight midfielder has come under fire this season, with many questioning the wisdom of his acquisition. It may be that we are yet to see the best of him on these shores, however against the battle hardened Scholes and Fletcher, he will do little to confound his critics tonight. What makes him an even less worthwhile choice his poor timing of the tackle; in the blues FA Cup defeat against Everton he lost 19 points through ill discipline.
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