Midfield scoring droughts

Posted by John Culea

AP Photo/Simon BellisStoke's Steven Nzonzi has yet to score through 27 games this season.

As we endure another long international break, here are fantasy players with prolonged scoring droughts. Even though many are deployed in a holding midfield role, some of the scoreless streaks are remarkable. The following midfielders often start and are on the pitch for 90 minutes:

Player, Team, Games-goals, Fantasy pts, Fantasy val

Steven Nzonzi, Stoke, 27-0, 82, 5.3

Aaron Ramsey, Arsenal, 27-0, 55, 5.1

Leon Britton, Swansea, 26-0, 74, 5.0

Ashley Westwood, Aston Villa, 23–0, 67, 5.2

Antonio Valencia, Man Utd., 21–0, 68, 6.5

Jack Cork, Southampton, 20–0, 64, 5.5

Lucas Leiva, Liverpool, 18–0, 49, 5.9

Ashley Young, Man Utd., 17–0, 53, 7.0

Scott Parker, Tottenham, 14–0, 37, 5.9

James Morrison, WBA, Last 12–0, 114, 5.9

Damien Duff, Fulham, Last 8–0, 111, 6.5

Oscar, Chelsea, Last 8–0 (1 in 26), 83, 6.5

Javi Garcia, Man City, Last 8–0, 56, 6.1

Adam Johnson, Sunderland, Last 8–0, 123, 6.8

James Milner, Man City, Last 7–0, 67, 6.9

Jonathan DeGuzman, Swansea, Last 7-0, 123, 6.1

David Silva, Man City, Last 6–0, 118, 8.1

Theo Walcott, Arsenal, Last 5–0, 157, 8.3

Sebastian Larsson, Sunderland, 30–1, 100, 5.5

Bradley Johnson, Norwich, 29–1, 101, 5.6

Moussa Dembele, Tottenham, 21–1, 90, 5.6

Special award: John Mikel Obi's last Premier League goal for Chelsea was five years ago.

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