EPL Fantasy Football: Best overall, home and away teams

January 13, 2011

(This article was first published on Enterprise Software Doesn't Have to Suck, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

I’ve refined the R code to pick the best fantasy soccer team by using more granular player performance data (available publicly). Here are the best overall, home and away teams. 
The constraints used are: 
1) Number of goalkeepers = 1
2) Number of defenders = 4
3) Number of mid fielders = 3
4) Number of strikers = 3
5) Total team cost = 50 GBP
6) Maximum number of players from a team = 2 (most fantasy soccer sites use this)

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