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Which ‘top six’ club has the hardest fixture schedule in March?

We take into account March's Premier League, Champions League/Europa League and FA Cup fixtures

February’s been short and sweet, hasn’t it?

Warm weather, Valentines Day and the return of the Champions League has made it a pretty decent month.

March is shaping up to be just as good, with a number of tasty clashes coming up between the top six before the international break.

So to give you a helping hand with your Dream Team this month, we’re detailing and rating how tough the top six clubs’ upcoming fixtures are.

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LIVERPOOL (Premier League match unless stated):

  • Everton away
  • Burnley home
  • Bayern Munich away (Champions League)
  • Fulham away
  • Spurs home

Liverpool went into February with a five-point cushion over Man City, but just a month later it’s been chiselled down to a single point.

That means this weekend’s Merseyside derby holds a lot of weight, although few would bet against the Reds after their 5-0 win over Watford on Wednesday.

The away clash at Munich will certainly be on Jurgen Klopp’s mind, but he’ll perhaps be more concerned with the game against Spurs at the end of the month.

Player tips: Virgil van Dijk (£5.0m), Andy Robertson (£4.9m), Sadio Mane (£5.2m)

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MAN CITY:

  • Bournemouth away
  • Watford home
  • Schalke home (Champions League)
  • Swansea away (FA Cup)
  • Fulham away

Despite Liverpool’s lead at the top of the table, a lot of people are still backing City to win the title this season – and with good reason.

Sergio Aguero has been rampant over the last month, netting hat-tricks against Arsenal and Chelsea to make him the top goalscorer in the Premier League at the moment.

Raheem Sterling has also been solid, while Leroy Sane has become a firm Dream Team favourite in recent weeks.

The only bad news is that popular defender Aymeric Laporte could miss the next few games through injury.

Player tips: Sergio Aguero (£6.6m), Leroy Sane (£5.9m), Nicolas Otamendi (£4.5m)

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SPURS:

  • Arsenal home
  • Dortmund away (Champions League)
  • Southampton away
  • Liverpool away

It’s all gone a little wrong for Spurs over the last week or so, hasn’t it?

Not too long ago, they were certainly up there with Liverpool and City as title contenders, but defeats to Burnley and Chelsea have more-or-less ended their lofty ambitions.

But from a fantasy football perspective, we’re delighted to see Harry Kane return from injury and get back amongst the goals, while Son Heung-min has become a big fantasy football favourite recently.

Player tips: Harry Kane (£8.5m), Son Heung-min (£5.1m), Christian Eriksen (£4.5m)

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ARSENAL:

  • Spurs away
  • Rennes away (Europa League)
  • Man United home
  • Rennes home (Europa League)

It’s the big one this weekend for the Gunners, as they take on their wounded North London foes Spurs.

It’s certainly a great time for them to face their neighbours, having enjoyed three wins on the bounce over BATE, Southampton and Bournemouth.

A chance to get their own back on United will also be high up on their list of priorities this month, while they’ll be thankful their Europa League trip takes them to Ligue 1 also-rans Rennes.

Player tips: Alexandre Lacazette (£4.9m), Sokratis Papastathopoulos (£3.8m), Nacho Monreal (£3.7m)

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MAN UNITED:

  • Southampton home
  • Paris Saint-Germain
  • Arsenal away
  • Wolves away (FA Cup)
  • Watford home

The good times continue to roll at Old Trafford under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, with United still unbeaten in the Premier League under the Norwegian.

However, their 2-0 defeat to PSG in the first-leg of their Champions League tie makes the upcoming trip to Paris all the more daunting, while a host of injury problems will be a concern for Dream Team managers this month.

Player tips: Paul Pogba (£5.8m), Romelu Lukaku (£4.3m), Luke Shaw (£2.8m)

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CHELSEA:

  • Fulham away
  • Dynamo Kiev home (Europa League)
  • Wolves home
  • Dynamo Kiev away (Europa League)
  • Everton away
  • Cardiff away

Chelsea’s lengthy trip to Kiev in the Europa League will cause Maurizio Sarri some bother.

But perhaps he’ll be more focused on the home clash with Wolves, which could be crucial to their top four ambitions.

Fantasy football fans might also want to keep an eye on their tricky away games towards the end of the month.

Eden Hazard continues to lead the way in terms of Dream Team points scored this season, but we’re yet to see anything special from January signing Gonzalo Higuain.

Player tips: Eden Hazard (£7.6m), Pedro (£2.8m), Cesar Azpilicueta (£4.3m)

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