How to play Oulala Fantasy Football game

Russell Cane explains how to play Oulala's popular Fantasy Football game

Russ Cane from Oulala
By Russ Cane from Oulala
Oulala's Fantasy Football column Photo: www.oulala.com

www.oulala.com pride themselves on having the most comprehensive daily fantasy football product on the marketplace and this guide will detail their exclusive scoring system that allocates points across 70 different criteria, so it is difficult to argue with that assessment.

Oulala covers four main European Leagues – English Premier League, Spanish La Liga, French Ligue 1 and Italian Serie A and also has a ‘live coaching’ feature which enables managers to make in-play substitutions, decisions that will often prove pivotal to the outcome of a contest.

Rules

All results are determined by the number of points accumulated by each entrant’s roster. You will be given a budget of 100 million Euros and can choose up to 17 players but must have a minimum of 11.

You are allowed to make up to 3 substitutions from a maximum of 6 substitute players and you can adjust formation as long as you follow the team selection guidelines.

Team selection

You must purchase at least 11 players and they must consist of at least 1 goalkeeper, between 3 and 5 defenders, between 3 and 5 midfielders and 1 to 3 strikers. To purchase a player, simply drag him into his position on the pitch and your budget will decrease according to the player’s price.

You can choose from any of the following starting formations:

3-4-3 3-5-2 4-3-3

4-4-2 4-5-1 5-3-2 5-4-1

Leagues

Oulala allows you to create your own contests. You can select games from any of the 4 leagues offered but the matches must take place on the same day. You can create head to head or league contests which can be private or public.

You can decide on the buy-in for a league (€1 to €200) or opt to make it a free to enter league and choose how the prize pool will be distributed (winner takes all, select percentages applicable to each of the placings or stipulate that 1/3rd of the field will receive prizes).

Alternatively, you can select to join an existing contest from the game lobby menu. The sum of buy-in paid by all entrants in a contest will be distributed to the winners accordingly (minus a commission of 10%, referred to as rake).

Points

Points are attributed according to the players’ position on the field and their subsequent actions during a match. Kick-off times vary so you will not be able to replace a player whose match has finished.

Please note that there is always a 1 minute delay to the points calculations so whenever a player is replaced his points will continue to be added to the team until he is taken out. A substitutes points will be counted from the moment he steps onto the pitch.

In a nutshell

An unprecedented scoring system which is far more comprehensive than anything else currently offered within the industry.

In-play substitutions allowing managers to really influence the outcome of a contest
Strictly Daily format where all games take place on same day.

Key information

Match Stats: OPTA
Leagues offered: EPL,La Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1
Mobile: Mobile Play Avaliable
Competitions: Daily
Payment Options: Visa, Mastercard
Currency: EUR
Languages: English, French
Customer support: Livechat, Email [email protected]
Licensed: Regulated by the UK Gambling Commission
Rake: 10% of total entry fees
Payout structures: H2H, Top 3, Top Third, Winner Takes All

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